Managing a Data Dictionary (2016 update)

Academic Article


  • This Practice Brief defines the data dictionary, describes common data inconsistencies found within healthcare organizations' systems, and discusses associated data management challenges. It also outlines best practices for maintaining data integrity, including the health information management (HIM) professional's role.
  • Authors

    Author List

  • Houser SH; Davoudi S; Flanigan J; Kadlec L; Kirby A; VanSlyke D; Wendicke A
  • Volume

  • 12
  • Issue

  • 16